• The North American beaver is a very important animal to the Yellowstone National Park ecosystem. In the mid-1900s the beaver’s population plummeted inside the park, and they are just now starting to make a full r

    • Carson, I find this very informative. The effects of the loss of a species in an area can be devastating to the organisms of the area. Every organism serves an important role in an ecosystem, some more so than others, and by removing any one species, the ecosystem changes dramatically. This is a common subject taught in biology classes and so it is great to see an example of it in our history. “Removing an animal from the ecosystem” truly is not an action that goes unnoticed, and so it is important that thorough research into the role of the organisms in an ecosystem is performed before any alterations are made. An site page that might help to further your research can be found at https://www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/keystone-species/ . Can’t wait to see where this goes!

  • Carson became a registered member 2 years, 10 months ago

CC BY-SA 4.0 Carson by is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Youth Voices is an open publishing platform for youth. The site is organized by teachers with support from the National Writing Project. Opinions expressed by writers are their own.

CC BY-SA 4.0All work on Youth Voices is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License

CONTACT US

We welcome new members. You can send us an email and we'll get back to you, asap.

Sending
Missions on Youth Voices

Log in with your credentials

or    

Forgot your details?

Create Account